Lot 3 of 478:
Agee's Letters fo Father Flye, with letters from Flye  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

Author:
Agee, James

Place:
New York

Publisher:
George Braziller

Date:
1962

Description:

Cloth, jacket. First Edition.

Uncommon association copy inscribed and signed by Father Flye to John Erwin, with five letters and three postcards from Flye to Erwin tipped or glued to the rear flyleaves and endpapers, and also related news clippings affixed to the endpapers. The Episcopal minister to whom Agee's letters printed in the book are addressed, James Harold Fly, met Agee when the latter was a boy of ten, and their correspondence continued until Agee's death in 1955. The letters from Flye to Erwin date from the 1960's and '70's. There is also a letter from Harvey [Simons] to John and Bob, 1983, relating Father Flye's severe health difficulties.


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Condition:
Wear to jacket and covers, good to very good condition overall.


 
Item number:
285348a
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